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06-05

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Perfect Game Presents: 2014 Mock Draft, Version Three
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Perfect Game

06-03

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Dynasty Dynamics: Ideal Dynasty-Style Mock Draft
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

05-28

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Perfect Game Presents: 2014 MLB Draft Rankings: Nos. 201-300
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Allan Simpson

05-27

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Perfect Game Presents: 2014 MLB Mock Draft, Version Two
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David Rawnsley

02-20

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Mock Auction Analysis
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Mike Gianella

02-17

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Fantasy Freestyle: BP's Mixed LABR Draft
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Bret Sayre

02-10

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Fantasy Experts Mock Draft
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Paul Sporer

02-05

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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 8-10
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Bret Sayre

01-31

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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 5-7
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Baseball Prospectus

11-15

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Fantasy Freestyle: AFL First Pitch Forums Draft
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Paul Sporer

02-06

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Fantasy Beat: Comparing Mock-Draft Data
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Jason Collette

06-04

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Future Shock: 2012 Mock Draft
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Kevin Goldstein

01-24

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Fantasy Beat: Expert ADP Shifts
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Jason Collette

12-22

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Resident Fantasy Genius: I Cannot Tell a Lie
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Derek Carty

11-17

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Fantasy Beat: Wilson Betemit: Fantasy Sleeper
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Jason Collette

06-06

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Future Shock: The 2011 Mock Draft
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Kevin Goldstein

03-15

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Fantasy Beat: Expert Mock Draft Results
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Jason Collette

02-07

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Fantasy Beat: BP Scoresheet Early Draft Prep
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Rob McQuown

01-28

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Fantasy Beat: Reviewing the First Expert Draft
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Jason Collette

01-28

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Fantasy Beat: Keeping Scoresheet
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Rob McQuown

06-21

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Fantasy Beat: Scoresheet: Draft Prep 1
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Rob McQuown

06-10

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Future Shock: First-Round Recap
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Kevin Goldstein

06-17

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Prospectus Q&A: Tom Allison
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David Laurila

06-10

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Prospectus Q&A: Mike Radcliff
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David Laurila

05-15

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Wait 'Til Next Year: The Scouting Directors, AL West
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Bryan Smith

04-11

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BP Kings Update
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Ben Murphy

01-05

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Fantasy Focus: Mocking My Draft
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Will Carroll

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May 15, 2007 12:00 am

Wait 'Til Next Year: The Scouting Directors, AL West

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Bryan Smith

Examining the past draft tendencies of major league scouting directors, Bryan predicts which amateurs teams will nab in this June's frenzy.

In football, every coach is assumed to have tendencies that can be discovered and schemed against, and as a result, coaches spend hours each week looking at game tape. Tendencies are a natural part of being in a high position in the sporting world -- in stressful situations, people go with what has worked before. It's natural, but yet we don't identify when it happens enough in the baseball world.

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April 11, 2007 12:00 am

BP Kings Update

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Ben Murphy

Everything you wanted to know about the BP Kings Charity Scoresheet Draft.

Peter Gammons' unfortunate incident focused the spotlight on cerebral aneurysms, but my connection is more personal. My mother had a cerebral aneurysm rupture way back in 1977 and was fortunate to survive.

Draft Strategy: Be strong at scarce positions offensively, avoided the dreaded Pitcher-AAA as always, and work on building a better bullpen to compensate for the lack of early starting pitchers. I sort of strayed from that strategy by taking John Lackey relatively early, and I might have a problem at second base if Jose Lopez doesn't pan out. I wanted to build a good core under the age of 30, and I did a fairly decent job of that. One of my harder decisions was my first one--Grady Sizemore vs. Joe Mauer. The consensus seems to be that I went the wrong with Sizemore--the consensus could be right, but I get the idea that three years from now Mauer won't be catching as often, to preserve his knees. Maybe that's too far forward to look, but at the same token, I see Sizemore as basically being risk-free.

I participated in the Mock Draft in the Scoresheet newsgroup, and because of that I expected the draft to be a little more prospect-heavy early-on. With the notable exception of Nate Silver, it wasn't, which suits me fine. I'm happy to have Brignac and Adam Miller among my top prospects.


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Charity: Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health
Draft Strategy: Our only real strategy was to get big bats with the first few picks, then turn to pitching. Other than that, we basically reacted to the draft. We had the third pick, and in a league with an obvious top three, that made things easy. The one who's left is your guy, and that was Joe Mauer, whom we were happy to have. When Vernon Wells fell, we felt, to us at No. 22, we had our theme for the early part of the draft: Young, studly up-the-middle guys.


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January 5, 2007 12:00 am

Fantasy Focus: Mocking My Draft

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Will Carroll

It's never too early for fantasy baseball, as injury expert Will Carroll gets the season started by participating in the first mock draft of the year.

I went into the draft armed with preliminary PECOTA projections and my own biases and leanings. I tend to go with the best available player regardless of position, relying on my ability to make deals in season. That strategy often bites me, often showing up as a failure to draft a shortstop. I miss out on the good ones and end up with Alex Gonzalez … or worse, having to trade Ben Sheets for Alex Gonzalez, as I did in 2003.

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